OPTALIGN touch is “Product of the Year” - PRUFTECHNIK receives highest possible award
The US trade magazine PLANT ENGINEERING honors PRUFTECHNIK's OPTALIGN touch shaft alignment system "2018 Product of the Year". This is the highest distinction awarded by the trade Magazine.
Among all entries, the OPTALIGN touch shaft alignment system received the most votes for product of the year. Engineers, technicians and specialist workers were able to vote online for the best device. Far ahead of all other devices and systems, PRUFTECHNIK's laser shaft alignment system received the most votes.
The OPTALIGN touch system is characterized first and foremost by its practical benefits. The industrial computer is very handy and features a vast amount of specific alignment capabilities. Together with the high-precision laser/sensor technology sensALIGN 5, an unbeatable system for shaft alignment has been created. Its area of application: Pumps, motors, gears, compressors and many more. More demanding alignment tasks such as Live Trend for measuring changes in machine position during operation can be easily performed with a quick and easy upgrade of the laser/sensor heads to the state-of-the-art sensALIGN 7. This enables the whole world of PRUFTECHNIK’s intelligent alignment functions.
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